The famous Sarasota Pineapple Drop may not be happening this year, but the Pineapple will be lit up and on full display on the corner of Lemon Avenue and Main Street near Mattison’s City Grille Restaurant. Since 2000, downtown Sarasota has welcomed the New Year by dropping the festive fruit
Who’s ready to say so long to 2020 and Ring in the New Year? Yeah, we thought so! All three Mattison’s Restaurants will be open on New Year’s Eve featuring special holiday menus, festive drinks, live music, and spectacular giveaways at midnight with each restaurant offering its own unique dining
National Cheeseburger Day, September 18th, is recognized as the day to toast America’s Favorite Sandwich. The annual celebration has been taking place every year since the 1920s. Mattison’s chefs put their own creative twist on the traditional combination of meat, cheese, and garnishes with unique combinations, sauces, and bread. National
The Bradenton Blues Festival weekend returns to downtown Bradenton, bringing three days of events and acclaimed blues musicians, Dec. 6–8, 2019. Kicking off the blues weekend is the “Blues Appetizer” Concert, a free event, Friday, Dec. 6; followed by the Bradenton Blues Festival, Saturday, Dec. 7; and wrapping up the weekend is the Blues Brunch, Sunday, Dec. 8.
Bradenton’s longest table event returns to downtown to celebrate local chefs, cars, cuisine, and history at the Long Table at Jake’s Automotive, Saturday, April 13, 2019, 6:30–9:30 p.m. Hosted by Realize Bradenton, the event will feature Chef Rich Knowles of EnRich Bistro, Chef Richard Demarse of Chiles Group, and Chef Paul Mattison of Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk. Each chef will prepare two courses of locally-inspired cuisine to 150 guests at a 100-foot long table in a historical automotive landmark, surrounded by classic and exotic cars. Vegan alternatives for each course are available. Tickets are $175 per person and are available at www.BradentonLongTable.com . Proceeds from the event will benefit the downtown Bradenton Farmers’ Market.